Build Your Future (Construction Trades Training Program)

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Build Your Future (Construction Trades Training Program)

Build Your Future is a construction trades program designed to support newcomers and refugees to secure employment in construction-related employment and apprenticeship trades through a multi-stakeholder, holistic program model. It will focus on newcomers and refugees with prior skilled and semi-skilled trades experience from their home country. Working closely with key industry partners, the ANC offers carpentry focused training relevant to the construction industry.

Length of the program: 18 Weeks 
Schedule: Offered every 4 months 



  • Participants develop an employment action plan
  • Participants receive training in the construction trades
  • Participants gain valuable work experience and job search support
  • Program promotes the development of transferable skills and lifelong learning.
  • Participants obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and self-sufficiency
  • Participants receive formal training and mentorship

Teaching Points 

  • Training
  • Apprenticeship opportunities
  • Paid internships
  • Prospects of jobs in local construction companies
  • Networking in the construction industry

Our Advisors

  • Dev Leonard, President – NorthBrook construction
  • Jackie Manuel, P.Eng, Chief Executive Officer, NLCSA
  • Dean Byrne, Manager, Industrial Training, The Department of Immigration, Population Growth and Skills, Apprenticeship and Trades Certification Division
  • Max Day, CAN-AM Platforms and Construction Ltd

Our Sponsors

Our Partners

For partnerships, contact:

Mahfuzul Haque
Project Lead

To apply to the program, contact:

Nataliya Boyko
Program Facilitator